Derek Vigstol

Electrical Safety Consultant

Before joining e-Hazard in 2021, Derek was with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for 6 years as, respectively, a Senior Electrical Specialist, an Electrical Technical Lead, and a Senior Electrical Content Specialist. He was SME for the development of the entire suite of training on the 2020 National Electrical Code and was the technical reviewer for the 2017 NEC and 2018 NFPA 70E training products from NFPA.

He authors a regular column in IAEI Magazine and the NFPA Journal and is a, regular contributor to other periodicals including EC&M, Electrical Contractor, and IEC's Insights. Derek was the primary author of the 21st edition of the Electrical Wiring: Residential textbook from Cengage Learning. He has also been an instructor at Minneapolis Electrical JATC and owned a home inspection business.